A 2:2 BEng honours degree, or international equivalent, in electrical and electronic engineering, computer engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, communications or information and control engineering.
Months of entry
This course covers all the major disciplines in automation and control. It includes in-depth study of advanced control systems, industrial automation technologies, systems integration, distributed control systems and field bus protocols.
The Automation and Control MSc equips engineering graduates with the theory and practical experience to begin a career as a design or development engineer in control and automated systems. It also develops skills in research and knowledge acquisition, which provides the foundation for further study.
You study modern and classic control systems and industrial automation technologies. The course also provides the latest information on systems integration using field buses and distributed control systems. You use industry standard test and measurement equipment and also experimental hardware and software packages relevant to the field of automation and control.
The course comprises a mixture of lectures, tutorials, coursework and practical laboratory classes. Innovative educational techniques equip you with practical design skills and research methodologies. A specialist topic of your choice is developed through an in-depth research project. You will engage with experts with world-wide reputations for high quality research in the field of Electrical Engineering and Control.
Information for international studentsTo study this course you need to meet our Band 1 English Language requirements: Direct Entry : IELTS 6.0 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.
Fees and funding
See our course fees and funding web page.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Claire Dougherty, MSc Support Office, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
- +44 (0) 191 208 6154